Australian Music Database

Australian Music Database

Australian Music Database is a companion site to Australian Music History. While the original site was built using WordPress, this site needed to do a lot of database cross-referencing and so it was built as a custom web application using a Postgres database and Ruby On Rails. It contains over 50,000 individual database entries detailing…

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eBearShow.com

Custom built website for ebearShow.com using Ruby On Rails

eBearShow.com is an online Bear, Doll and Critter show featuring some of the most talented artists in their field from all around the World. The site is a custom built automated web app. This allows the site to automatically change into different modes before, during and after each show without any intervention from the owner.…

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Australian Music History

Website built for Australian Music History on Wordpress

Australian Music History is a site that we have looked after since it was founded in 2007. It was originally built using WordPress and has stayed on that platform. The site receives significant amounts of traffic which has grown from year to year prompting us to move it to premium web hosting a few years ago…

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New website for music shop R&B Music

Website for Wollondilly music shop RnB Music Tahmoor on Wordpress

We’ve just built a brand new website for music shop R&B Music which is a family owned business located on the edge of the Southern Highlands of NSW. Where we started. The original site was a simple collection of static HTML pages. It had a few details on lessons and some basic contact information but no products.…

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How is your Myspace page doing?

Hows Your Myspace page doing

Myspace you say? It almost seems like a funny thing to ask these days but only a few short years ago it would have been a perfectly reasonable question. Yet despite the fact that MySpace, Geocities and many others have now failed, too many people continue to rely on free sites and social media pages…

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Taking your own advice

Taking Your Own Advice

Sometimes the best thing you could do is to look at yourself in the mirror and take your own advice. I was once again made aware of this fact just this week. After writing an article only last week entitled “Just because you can doesn’t mean you should” I completely ignored that advice and wasted a good chunk of a weekend. I was working on a website, this one actually, and I needed a logo for it. The logo was something we knew we needed but hadn’t quite got to yet but it was becoming urgent now.

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Just because you can doesn’t mean you should

Just because you can doesn’t mean you should

You can buy a spray gun these days for $30 at Supercheap Auto. You can buy a tattoo machine on eBay for around $20. You can record an album on your laptop in your spare bedroom these days with about $200 worth of software. You can build a website in an afternoon for free with…

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Hacked, right before your eyes

Hacked

We were setting up a new client this week when the importance of good security was demonstrated right before the clients eyes. With new clients, we go through a simple process of surveying other similar businesses that may be competitors to see what their sites are like & what sort of competition we are facing.…

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Welcome to My Business Engine

Welcome to My Business Engine

My Business Engine is an online marketing agency that specialises in “done for you” services for small businesses and creative artists so that you can concentrate on your business. We don’t work with huge companies and we don’t work with absolute beginners. We have deliberately chosen to work only with small businesses and creative people who have…

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